Covered California

COBRA vs. Cal-COBRA: What’s the Relationship and What’s the Difference?

By |2020-05-16T00:09:47+00:00May 16, 2020|COBRA, Covered California, Health Insurance|

Life happens. If you’ve lost an employer-provided health insurance plan—whether it was yours, a spouse’s, or even a parent’s—options such as Cal-COBRA can help you stay covered. What is Cal-COBRA? Cal-COBRA, California’s version of federal COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act), is a set of laws designed to help you temporarily keep [...]

How to Keep Your Insurance When You’ve Lost Your Job: Interview with AJC SLO

By |2020-04-20T17:39:19+00:00April 20, 2020|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Covered California, Health Insurance|

"I just lost my job. So what do I do now about my insurance?" Unfortunately, with the COVID-19 "coronavirus" crisis wreaking so much havoc on our lives, it's a question that are many are asking right now—and that many more will ask in the coming weeks and months. But did you know that [...]

Because of COVID-19, Covered CA Extends Open Enrollment thru June 2020

By |2020-03-25T17:40:32+00:00March 25, 2020|Covered California, COVID-19|

Open Enrollment Extended thru June 30, 2020 Covered California has announced that open enrollment will be extended thru the end of June in view of the COVID-19 "coronavirus" crisis. They write: "Effective immediately, anyone uninsured and eligible to enroll in health care coverage through Covered California can sign up through the end of [...]

Covered California Announces New Law Requiring Health Insurance

By |2019-12-20T22:26:07+00:00November 19, 2019|Affordable Care Act / Obamacare, Covered California, Health Insurance|

UPDATE 12/20/19:  A federal appeals court has just ruled the federal Obamacare individual mandate unconstitutional, a ruling which has obvious implications for the new California law. Follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date as new information unfolds. Ok, California, this time it's for real. Covered California announced late last week that [...]